Affordable Care Act – What you should know

ON MARCH 23, 2010, PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNED THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. THE NEW LAW PUTS IN PLACE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE REFORMS THAT TOOK EFFECT JANUARY 1st OF THIS YEAR.  HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM (HCHS) CEO AND ADMINISTRATOR VANCE JACKSON TELLS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IMMEDIATELY ABOUT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

ACCORDING TO JACKSON, THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S GOAL IS TO ENSURE THAT ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS HAVE ACCESS TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

PEOPLE CAN FIND THE INSURANCE MARKETPLACE AT HEALTHCARE.GOV.  JACKSON SAYS NAVIGATING THE WEBSITE HASN’T BEEN AN EASY TASK FOR MANY, BUT ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE HOSPITAL.

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